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Practical Fishkeeping Magazine

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Practical Fishkeeping (PFK) magazine is the world’s leading authority on keeping, or aspiring to keep, fish. It caters for the very keenest fishkeepers but also right through to beginners, covering freshwater, tropical, marine and coldwater fishkeeping. It is a comprehensive guide to fish, products, retailers, and techniques to get the most out of fishkeeping.

All our features are written by experts in their fields, ensuring you get the best advice possible on fishkeeping and fish species, as well as creating and maintaining fantastic aquatic environments for them to live in.

Inside you’ll find:

• The latest aquarium equipment reviewed
• Tips on how to look after and keep your fish
• Expert guides to global fish species
• Advice on tropical marine tanks
• Advice on freshwater: tropical and cold water tanks
• Expert advice on aquascaping

PFK is published 12 times a year and is Britain's biggest-selling fish-keeping magazine.
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July 2024 IN THIS ISSUE SPIT FOR SUCCESS! Why archerfish should be your next big-tank project. There’s nothing as unique as a fish that can snipe its prey from far above the water’s surface. We shine the spotlight on the fabulous Toxotes genus, with hints and tips on how to set up a shooting gallery of your own. What’s inside the July issue of PFK: • SUPER SHARP SHOOTERS: When it comes to interesting hunting behaviour, nothing can beat the sniping of archerfish. • ONLY THE DEEPEST RED: Biotope legend Tai Strietman sets up a black phantom biotope with a beautiful Cabomba backdrop. • ROLL OVER FOR ROLOFFI: Michel Keijman says you should head west for the nicest Pelvicachromis species. • FAVOURITES IN MINIATURE: With the dwarf cichlid market growing, which is the right smaller species for your tank? • BANISH THE GREEN: Algae can ruin a pond in a single season. Jeremy Gay explains how to keep on top of a nationwide nuisance. • SKIM V. SKIM: Two skimmers doing the same job—Fluval’s SK400 and Oase’s CrystalSkim 350. Which is best?


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IN THIS ISSUE

SPIT FOR SUCCESS!

Why archerfish should be your next big-tank project.

There’s nothing as unique as a fish that can snipe its prey from far above the water’s surface. We shine the spotlight on the fabulous Toxotes genus, with hints and tips on how to set up a shooting gallery of your own.

What’s inside the July issue of PFK:

• SUPER SHARP SHOOTERS: When it comes to interesting hunting behaviour, nothing can beat the sniping of archerfish.
• ONLY THE DEEPEST RED: Biotope legend Tai Strietman sets up a black phantom biotope with a beautiful Cabomba backdrop.
• ROLL OVER FOR ROLOFFI: Michel Keijman says you should head west for the nicest Pelvicachromis species.
• FAVOURITES IN MINIATURE: With the dwarf cichlid market growing, which is the right smaller species for your tank?
• BANISH THE GREEN: Algae can ruin a pond in a single season. Jeremy Gay explains how to keep on top of a nationwide nuisance.
• SKIM V. SKIM: Two skimmers doing the same job—Fluval’s SK400 and Oase’s CrystalSkim 350. Which is best?
read more read less
Practical Fishkeeping (PFK) magazine is the world’s leading authority on keeping, or aspiring to keep, fish. It caters for the very keenest fishkeepers but also right through to beginners, covering freshwater, tropical, marine and coldwater fishkeeping. It is a comprehensive guide to fish, products, retailers, and techniques to get the most out of fishkeeping.

All our features are written by experts in their fields, ensuring you get the best advice possible on fishkeeping and fish species, as well as creating and maintaining fantastic aquatic environments for them to live in.

Inside you’ll find:

• The latest aquarium equipment reviewed
• Tips on how to look after and keep your fish
• Expert guides to global fish species
• Advice on tropical marine tanks
• Advice on freshwater: tropical and cold water tanks
• Expert advice on aquascaping

PFK is published 12 times a year and is Britain's biggest-selling fish-keeping magazine.

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